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Fleet Project Superintendent

Job Requisition No.:  19581
Category:  Shore-Based

Reporting structure

Reports To:

Project Manager

Direct Reportees:




Job Summary and Purpose

Lead and provide technical support to Nakilat Fleet with projects related to enhance fleet efficiency, as well as to act as Focal point to lead and manage other Fleet Technical Projects, and provide technical support and representation for fleet assets during repair periods.
In addition to the above, the role is responsible to initiate and complete research into emergent technologies and initiatives to optimize assets and efficiency of operations.


Key Accountabilities:

Fleet Projects:
1.    Lead and manage Fleet Technical Projects, which includes:
a.    Monitoring trials and pilots as required on fleet vessels and providing regular feedback to management to aid decision making;
b.    Providing comprehensive reporting, cost control, Project planning and timelines;
c.    Maintaining an effective relationship with Nakilat customers throughout project timelines;
d.    Tracking progress and managing Projects underway with Nakilat customers, stakeholders and charterers; and
e.    Participating in tender evaluations closing.
f.    Evaluate and propose industry leading technical solutions to enhance operations.

2.    Provide technical support to Fleet with matters related to: 
a.    Technical challenges; 
b.    Refit support;  
c.    Voyage repair for vessels; and
d.    Developing, assessing and proposing improvement measures for technical implementation, and play a key role in delivering optimization opportunities.

3.    Assist with contract drafting for projects related to fleet assets.

4.    Work with the fleet technical team to identify areas of poor reliability and efficiency.
5.    Provide technical input into emergent Nakilat business streams. 
6.    Provide support and input into technical evaluation of new-build tenders and future new build projects.
7.    Provide support to charterer’s technical teams when developing projects for Nakilat’s fleet
8.    Work with NKOM to further establish their position as the preferred vendor for LNG vessel repairs and refits.
9.    Maintain focus on future legislation changes which may have a direct impact on Nakilat fleet. 
10.    Participate in experience sharing initiatives between various operators and Nakilat to maximize value gained from these workshops.
11.    Provide technical input and assist to Supply Department in contracts and tenders related matters.
12.    Carry out Asset Integrity studies and initiatives for the Fleet as required.
13.    Assist in reinforcing Nakilat’s position in the industry as an exemplary model for driving safety, efficiency and flawless execution throughout Nakilat core business of shipping hydrocarbons.

Generic Accountabilities: 

Quality, Health, Safety, & Environment (QHSE):
14.    Adhere to all relevant QHSE policies, procedures, instructions and controls so that NAKILAT provides a safe, world class, secure and environmentally responsible service to customers, the public and its own people.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:
15.    Implement approved policies, processes and procedures, and provide instructions to subordinates to ensure their proper implementation.

Accountabilities - 2

Accountabilities - 3

Accountabilities - 4


Cargo Management - Practitioner
Collaboration & Team Work - Advanced
Customer Centricity - Advanced
Drive Vision - Advanced
Empower & Nurture Talent - Advanced
Interactive Communication - Advanced
Port Operations - Beginner
Projects Management - Specialist
Regulatory Knowledge - Practitioner
Strategic Fleet Management - Beginner
Technical & Engineering Solutions - Practitioner
Voyage Planning & Performance - Beginner
Achievement Oriented - Advanced
Solution Oriented - Advanced
Crew Management and Logistics - Beginner
Marine Operations - Beginner
Maintenance Management - Practitioner
Emergency and Media Response - Practitioner
HSSEQ and Security Management - Practitioner

Key Result Areas

•    Reinforce Nakilat’s position in the industry as an exemplary model for driving safety, efficiency and flawless execution throughout our core business of shipping hydrocarbons.
•    Deliver projects safely, on time and within budget to ensure that Nakilat is the provider of choice for customers.
•    Promote NKOM and support local marine support services and infrastructure.
•    Accurately assess the benefits of efficiency measures and act accordingly, without exposing the company and customers to high risk investment.
•    Provide informed advice and recommendations to other departments and customers when evaluating initiatives and proposals.
•    Builds and maintains relationships with customers and vendors.

Interactions and Working Relations

Frequent interactions with:
•    Technical department – for Fleet technical related projects.
•    Supply Department – For Fleet projects related tenders and contracts. 
•    SHEQ – for safe ship management
•    Finance / IT / HR / PR – for related matters.
Frequent interactions with:
•    Outside parties and customers, dependent upon project nature- to maintain strong relationships with them.

Financial Authorities

As per the Table Of Financial Authority (TOFA)

Qualifications, Experience and Job Skills

•    Minimum Class 2 CoC Marine Engineer, with Gas endorsements. Alternatively, a graduate with a relevant engineering degree (Mechanical, Marine or Project based).
•    Minimum 3 years in senior technical rank on board LNG vessels or within the LNG industry.
•    Minimum 3 years’ shore experience in high value Project Management related role.
Job Specific Skills:
•    Excellent communication skills both oral and written
•    Management, leadership and Organizational skills to deal with a multicultural work force and business partners
•    Ability to conduct risk assessments
•    Familiarity with HAZOP, HAZID, FMEA, Project Management Planning and processes for evaluating detailed design
•    Computer literacy – MS Office, MS Project and Visio
•    Experience with contract drafting, tendering process and evaluation as well as commercial requirements of Project management are advantageous

Fleet Project Superintendent


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